Cyprus launch for new Disability Strategy 2017-2023

“Our focus must be on ability, not disability,” said Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland. “Lawmakers should devise laws and policies which offer persons with disabilities a maximum of autonomy, access to information, education and employment. Our new strategy shows the way forward.”

Court: France right to refuse disability allowance to woman living in Algeria

Human rights judges have dismissed a complaint from a woman who argued that France should pay her a supplementary disability allowance, even though she was living in Algeria.

Nils Muižnieks: Slovenia should do more for Roma, migrants and those in poverty

During his visit in Slovenia from 20 to 23 March, the Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muižnieks, examined the situation of Roma, migrants and asylum seekers and of the increasing number of people living in poverty in the country.

Video: Can Interculturalism survive terror in Europe?

In this video, Irena Guidikova explains her confidence in interculturalism as the key set of ideas for strengthening inclusion and diversity in Europe.

New report highlights main challenges for migrant children in Europe

The ‘Thematic Report on migrant and refugee children,’ from.Tomáš Boček, the Special Representative of the Secretary General on Migration and Refugees (SRSG), is based on his experience gained during fact-finding missions in 2016.